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We talk a lot about urbanism and how cities are a greener way to live, but with all the stress and pollution in big cities like New York, it is surprising to learn that people actually live longer; evidently they smoke less and walk more, making a big difference.    
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They smoke less and walk more. New Yorkers Now Outlive Most Americans by 2.4 Years 

 

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Sophisticated tools in the wars against whaling. Activists Launch Drones to Battle Japanese Whalers 
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 FDA Backtracks On Anti-Antibiotics Pledge - All While Public Is Distracted By Holidays 

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As dirty as five million cars.   Cruise Ship Lines Win 2011 "Dino of the Year" Anti-environmental Prize
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They are secure and just get dropped in. Shipping Containers Become Solar-Powered Internet Hubs in Rural Africa 
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Slideshow: it's a slideshow of slideshows.  10 Most Popular Slideshows of 2011
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unexpected events of large magnitude and consequence.  Black Swan Landing In The American Consciousness
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Parentables: More champagne, please.   3 Simple Steps to a Fresh Start in 2012
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